Red Hat: 2012:1203-01: flash-plugin: Critical Advisory

    Date23 Aug 2012
    CategoryRed Hat
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    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical [More...]
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1203-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
    Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1203.html
    Issue date:        2012-08-23
    CVE Names:         CVE-2012-1535 CVE-2012-4163 CVE-2012-4164 
                       CVE-2012-4165 CVE-2012-4166 CVE-2012-4167 
                       CVE-2012-4168 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security issues is
    now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
    
    The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
    security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
    which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE links in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
    Player web browser plug-in.
    
    This update fixes several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
    vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and
    APSB12-19, listed in the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content
    could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code
    when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content.
    (CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165,
    CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167)
    
    A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive
    information if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially-crafted web
    page. (CVE-2012-4168)
    
    Note: This erratum upgrades Adobe Flash Player from version 10.3.183.20 to
    version 11.2.202.238.
    
    All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
    upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.238.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
    relevant to your system have been applied.
    
    This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
    use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
    https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    848180 - CVE-2012-1535 flash-plugin: code execution flaw (APSB12-18)
    850528 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-19)
    850529 - CVE-2012-4168 flash-plugin: cross-domain information leak flaw (APSB12-19)
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):
    
    i386:
    flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):
    
    i386:
    flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package
    
    7. References:
    
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1535.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4163.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4164.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4165.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4166.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4167.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4168.html
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
    http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-18.html
    http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.html
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
    
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